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Author Kingsley, K. Scarlett, 1984- author.

Title Herodotus and the Presocratics : inquiry and intellectual culture in the fifth century BCE / K. Scarlett Kingsley
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2024


Description 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages)
Contents Transtextual Histories: History, Philosophy, and Intellectual Culture -- Relativism, King of All -- The Pull of Tradition: Egoism and Persian Revolution -- History peri physeos physis on the battlefield -- Historical Inquiry and Presocratic Epistemology -- Herodotean Philosophy
Summary "Explores Herodotus' Histories in dialogue with contemporary philosophical debates. Combining close readings, reader reception, and genre studies, it expands our understanding of Herodotus' context and restores the Histories' place in Presocratic thought. In addition, the book elucidates philosophy's subsequent engagement with Herodotus' Histories"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 15, 2024)
Subject Herodotus -- Criticism and interpretation
History -- Philosophy.
Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Philosophy, Ancient.
History -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Pre-Socratic philosophers.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2023036432
ISBN 9781009338530
Other Titles Inquiry and intellectual culture in the fifth century BCE